Labor pains reveal a ‘systems change’ for workforce

Supply chain industry scrambles to keep workers amid 'Great Resignation'
By Keith Albertson

The automotive semiconductor crisis and the way forward

COVID-19 shutdowns led to fluctuating demands, ‘bullwhip’ effect
By Arnab Banerjee and John Moore

Using Lean construction tools in building maintenance projects

Best practices can reduce waste, improve flexibility, satisfy customer needs
By Mohsin Al-Taie

The relationship between industrial engineering and strategic planning

Vision, values, goals and tactics all part of a company’s mission
By Eli Konorti


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Proposed floating community in Korea offers sustainable model for coastal living
  • New wearables could sniff out health issues
  • Walmart to expand drone delivery network
  • That 'heady bouquet' might be written by AI
  • Cargo ship navigates ocean autonomously
  • NASA, Sandia creating linkable twin powergrids for lunar base
  • Book of the month: A New Way To Think: Your Guide To Superior Management Effectiveness


Performance by Kevin McManus

Digitalize to optimize

Management by Cynthia J. Young

When your best employee gives 2 weeks' notice

Supply Chain by Jim Tompkins

Not all disruptions are the same

Manufacturing by Shahrukh A. Irani

A production system for job shops


This month in IISE news ...

  • Sky was the limit at Annual in Seattle
  • Lean expert joins #Lean6Data2022 keynote lineup
  • Vaccine clinic efforts earn ISE regional award


May 2024 issue

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